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Welcome to Dow City ...

The city of Dow City is located in Crawford County.

The location of Dow City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dow City has a population of 508 people<2> (see below for details).

Dow City is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Dow City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Dow City: (712)

The ZIP code for Dow City: 51528<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dow City had a population of 510 people. This makes Dow City the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Dow City represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 446th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 510 people, the population of Dow City increased 1.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 503 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dow City had an population of 508 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.99% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dow City.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dow City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dow City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dow City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dow City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dow City ...

Looking for more information about Dow City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dow City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dow City.

Communities near Dow City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Denison   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Dow City

Woodbine   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Dow City

Located in Harrison County

Dunlap   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Dow City

Located in Harrison County

Schleswig   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of Dow City

Manilla   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the East (E) of Dow City

Charter Oak   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Dow City

Vail   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Dow City

Earling   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Dow City

Located in Shelby County

Ute   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Dow City

Located in Monona County

Irwin   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Dow City

Located in Shelby County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dow City.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dow City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dow City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dow City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dow City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dow City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dow City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dow City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dow City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9280, Longitude: -95.4943     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dow City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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